fish gelatin
isinglass (the glutinous or gelatin-like fluid prepared from the collagen of the outer layer of gas bladders of sturgeons or other fishes. Used in clarifying wines and beers, for jams and jellies, in printing inks and as an adhesive cement)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish-gelatin — isinglass (the glutinous or gelatin like fluid prepared from the collagen of the outer layer of gas bladders of sturgeons or other fishes. Used in clarifying wines and beers, for jams and jellies, in printing inks and as an adhesive cement) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish gelatin — noun : isinglass …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gelatin — (also gelatine, from French gélatine ) is a translucent, colourless, brittle, nearly tasteless solid substance, extracted from the collagen inside animals connective tissue. It has been commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceutical,… …   Wikipedia

  • fish in jelly — fish cooked in acidified brine or vinegar, fried or smoked and then packed in gelatin, gelatin and pectin or aspic. Sometimes includes cucumbers, onions and spices …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish glue — Isinglass I sin*glass, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. D. huizenblas (akin to G. hausenblase), lit., bladder of the huso, or large sturgeon; huizen sturgeon + blas bladder. Cf. {Bladder}, {Blast} a gust of wind.] [1913 Webster] 1. A semitransparent,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish glue — Glue Glue (gl[=u]), n. [F. glu, L. glus, akin to gluten, from gluere to draw together. Cf. {Gluten}.] A hard brittle brownish gelatin, obtained by boiling to a jelly the skins, hoofs, etc., of animals. When gently heated with water, it becomes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish glue — 1) isinglass (the glutinous or gelatin like fluid prepared from the collagen of the outer layer of gas bladders of sturgeons or other fishes. Used in clarifying wines and beers, for jams and jellies, in printing inks and as an adhesive cement) 2) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-glue — 1) isinglass (the glutinous or gelatin like fluid prepared from the collagen of the outer layer of gas bladders of sturgeons or other fishes. Used in clarifying wines and beers, for jams and jellies, in printing inks and as an adhesive cement) 2) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish glue — n. gelatin material obtained by boiling together fins and skins and fish bones; isinglass …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gelatin(e) — a soluble protein made from the skin and swimbladders of fish and used in the food industry …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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